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'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

'Humanitarian window' under way in Gaza after U.N. facility hit

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Echoes of a Cold War: U.S., Europe and Russia face off over Ukraine

Echoes of a Cold War: U.S., Europe and Russia face off over Ukraine

For a fourth straight day, unsafe conditions in eastern Ukraine kept international investigators from reaching the site of the Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 wreckage.

At least 19 killed at U.N. school in Gaza as residents go without electricity

While dueling political leaders blame each other for the carnage in Gaza, residents there are grappling with a new, nightmarish life:
U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions, but will they work?

U.S., EU coordinate on Russia sanctions, but will they work?

More Russian aggression in Ukraine. More U.S. and European sanctions imposed on Moscow.
Ryan Lochte: Olympic champion with an appetite to match

Ryan Lochte: Olympic champion with an appetite to match

He's used to making waves in the pool, but Ryan Lochte has caused a few ripples of excitement on social media after tweeting out a photo of himself in front of what he claims was 10,000 calories worth of food, including piles of chicken and

Report: Police kill dozens in China terror attack

 A gang wielding knives and axes attacked civilians, a police station, government offices and smashed vehicles, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported Tuesday, citing local police.

Body of 'apparent stowaway' found in U.S. Air Force plane that traversed Africa

 The body of an "apparent stowaway" was found in the wheel well of a U.S. Air Force plane that traveled around Africa before returning to an American base in Germany, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday.
Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

Hamas rejects Palestinian call for Gaza cease-fire

Hamas on Tuesday rejected a call from Palestinian leadership in the West Bank for a 24-hour truce to halt the bloodshed in Gaza.
China announces probe into former domestic security czar

China announces probe into former domestic security czar

After months of intense political rumors, China's ruling Communist Party announced Tuesday an official probe into a retired senior leader for suspected "serious disciplinary violation."
Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.
Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

Fighting stops MH17 investigators from reaching Ukraine crash site

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russian rebels and Ukrainian forces.
Scandal-ridden food processor issues recall

Scandal-ridden food processor issues recall

The food processing company accused of mishandling meat at its Shanghai, China plant says it will suspend sales and recall all food processed there.
Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Fighting intensifies in Gaza as Israel warns of lengthy campaign

Three weeks into the Gaza conflict, fighting is intensifying, the death toll is climbing and Israel has warned its citizens to be ready for a prolonged battle.
Fighting stops MH17 investigators reaching Ukraine crash site

Fighting stops MH17 investigators reaching Ukraine crash site

International investigators and observers were again prevented from reaching the crash site of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 on Tuesday by fierce fighting in the area between pro-Russia rebels and Ukrainian forces.
Sen. Cruz, Sen. Gillibrand lead Senate bipartisan denouncement of Hamas

Sen. Cruz, Sen. Gillibrand lead Senate bipartisan denouncement of Hamas

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, filed a resolution with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, to condemn the use of civilians as human shields by the terrorist group Hamas. A similar resolution is sponsored in the House by Rep.